Lake Dora News

4/25/2018 1:44:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
“It’s like candy,” said the 66-year-old Hamill, cupping freshly picked blueberries at the 1,400-acre property he and his wife, Cathy, own in a scenic old Florida setting off County Road 561 in Tavares that borders Lake Dora. Jerry Fallstrom/Orlando ...

4/25/2018 3:24:00 AM
Daily Commercial
TAVARES — Paying homage to the Seaplane City, Puddle Jumpers offers expansive views of Lake Dora and even the occasional seaplane landing in Tavares. Owner Jon Aramino said the restaurant has built a clientele that keeps the place hopping seven days a week.

4/16/2018 2:30:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
But when she started snapping pictures of an aircraft circling above and then landing on Lake Dora in “America’s Seaplane City,” it became evident that it had more trouble in the water than in the air. “The water was super choppy, he was kind of ...

4/15/2018 7:10:00 PM
Daily Commercial
No one was injured. FAA and FWC are en route at this time." This was the second time a seaplane has flipped on Lake Dora recently. On March 21, John Cossette's plane flipped as he was making a U-turn on the lake. He was not injured and was able to get out ...

4/11/2018 7:48:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
The festival will wrap up with the featured storytellers spinning “Stories from the Heart,” followed by a StoryCruise on Lake Dora. For details on the festival, including a schedule of events, go to flstory.com.

4/9/2018 9:14:00 PM
Aero-News Network
The Tavares Seaplane Base is found downtown on Lake Dora. This seaplane base was almost totally destroyed in Hurricane Irma in September of 2017 but it is about to come back bigger and stronger than ever, thanks to the perseverance of the Tavares town fathers.

4/8/2018 5:00:00 PM
Sun-Sentinel
The festival will wrap up with the featured storytellers spinning “Stories from the Heart,” followed by a StoryCruise on Lake Dora. For details on the festival, including a schedule of events, go to flstory.com.

4/8/2018 3:46:00 PM
Daily Commercial
MOUNT DORA — Sailors and spectators gathered at a choppy Lake Dora this weekend for the Mount Dora Yacht Club's 65th annual Sailing Regatta. The yacht club welcomes sailors and their families every year for the event that involves a series of boat races.

3/27/2018 11:13:00 AM
Atlanta Magazine
Snag a rocking chair and watch the sun set over Lake Dora. You don’t have to venture to Maine to escape the South’s sweltering heat; in Lake Lure, the average year-round temperature is sixty-one degrees. That’s because the town and its namesake lake ...

3/21/2018 3:00:00 PM
Daily Commercial
TAVARES — High winds Wednesday flipped a sea plane in Lake Dora at about 12:30 p.m. as the pilot made a U-turn on the lake. John Cossette of Minnesota was not injured and was able to get out of the plane before a boat reached him. There were no injuries ...

3/1/2018 4:05:00 AM
Daily Commercial
MOUNT DORA VILLAGE MARKET: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday At Evans Park on Donnelly St. at Lake Dora. Superb quality local produce, eclectic food, handmade crafts and ample parking. Go to mountdoramarket.com. MEETING AND PRESENTATION: At 1:30 p.m. at ...

2/27/2018 5:55:00 PM
ABC Open
Summer rains fill up Lake Dora’s usually dry lakebed in the #karlamilyi National Park in WA’s Great Sandy Desert. The sunsets can be spectacular and make for a great end to the day after helping setup the #KJ Indigenous Ranger Station for another big year!

2/22/2018 11:50:00 AM
Daily Commercial
MOUNT DORA VILLAGE MARKET: From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday At Evans Park on Donnelly St. at Lake Dora. Superb quality local produce, eclectic food, handmade crafts and ample parking. Go to mountdoramarket.com. BEGINNERS BIRDING CLASS: From 2 to 4 p.m ...

2/20/2018 2:54:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
Some of the 60 or so people on hand at Palm Island Park on the edge of Lake Dora remarked that children would be tempted to put their heads in the gator’s mouth. But Charles Wambald, owner of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, said that’s not ...

2/20/2018 2:24:00 PM
Daily Commercial
After an extensive search, city officials decided to set the statue under the shade at Palm Island Park, a scenic, nature-filled boardwalk that juts out to Lake Dora. The statue, which was cast at American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, cost $52,000 and was ...

2/16/2018 5:19:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
That’s what happened Tuesday at a Lake County Commission meeting when residents in the rural area off Shirley Shores Road south of Tavares — clear around the other side of Lake Dora — came to protest the city encroaching into their rural space.

2/16/2018 4:14:00 AM
Daily Commercial
We remind the city that scenic Lake Dora, with its startling sunsets, sits on the other side of Old 441 from the "Starry Night" house. Does the city plan to build a wall blocking motorists' view of the lake for fear a gawker will veer off the road while ...

2/14/2018 3:37:00 AM
Daily Commercial
Sushi: There are a lot of nice restaurants to get sushi here in Lake County. Lake Dora Sushi and Sake and Thai Jasmine both are located in Tavares. New Wave Asian Bistro is in Mount Dora and you can also pick up daily fresh-made sushi at your local grocery ...

2/9/2018 12:32:00 PM
Daily Commercial
After an extensive search, city officials decided to set the statue under the shade at Palm Island Park, a scenic, nature-filled boardwalk that juts out to Lake Dora. The statue, which was cast at American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, cost $52,000 and was ...

2/5/2018 4:19:00 AM
Daily Commercial
The bricks will be completely laid in the next few weeks. “All of the stormwater that comes from this city used to go into our beautiful Lake Dora. We have decided that it’s time to stop the practice of taking stormwater with a direct discharge into ...

2/2/2018 10:15:00 AM
Brainerd Dispatch
Cecil Ave. Otter Tail County Republicans from Dent, Perham, Richville, Vergas and the townships of Candor, Corliss, Dead Lake, Dora, Edna, Gorman, Hobart, Perham, Pine Lake and Rush Lake will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School ...

2/1/2018 12:47:00 AM
INFORUM
Cecil Ave. Otter Tail County Republicans from Dent, Perham, Richville, Vergas and the townships of Candor, Corliss, Dead Lake, Dora, Edna, Gorman, Hobart, Perham, Pine Lake and Rush Lake will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School ...

1/31/2018 5:57:00 AM
AviationPros
A slew of empty pilings in Lake Dora where the docks once stood and a very limited seaplane base were left in need of repair. "The goal is to make it bigger, better and stronger than it was before and to use creativity wherever we can, to make it a highly ...

1/30/2018 4:02:00 AM
Daily Commercial
A slew of empty pilings in Lake Dora where the docks once stood and a very limited seaplane base were left in need of repair. “The goal is to make it bigger, better and stronger than it was before and to use creativity wherever we can, to make it a ...

1/28/2018 10:28:00 PM
AccuWeather
With its downtown streets lined with New England architecture, this hilly destination overlooks the breathtaking view of Lake Dora. Other than the endless rows of fine art, including oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, clay, sculpture and photography ...

1/23/2018 4:20:00 AM
Daily Commercial
Animals are feeling it too. Even fish. Just ask Vance Jochim, a Tavares resident who on Monday said he’s noticed many dead fish in the canal behind his house just off the west end of Lake Dora. “It is worse today than in the last two days although ...

1/21/2018 6:06:00 AM
Daily Commercial
Mount Dora has struggled with parking for years. It's a blessing in a sense because it reflects the desire of residents and tourists to visit this beautiful, unique little burg overlooking Lake Dora. But city leaders, merchants and residents worry that the ...

1/13/2018 9:53:05 AM
dupontregistry.com
This fabulous home is situated on the northern shore of Lake Dora, part of the Harris Chain of Lakes, in downtown Tavares. The many new restaurants, shoppes and the new Pavillion of Tavares are a short city block away. The Dora Canal, just to the west, is ...

1/9/2018 5:10:37 AM
Legacy
CHARLES "ROOKIE" WOODRUFF Charles "Rookie" Woodruff, 64, of Jensen Beach, Florida died in a high speed power boat exhibition on the waters of Lake Dora on Sunday ... Interment: Oak Hill... CHARLES WOODRUFF, 84, of Collierville, retired from MLG& W and ...

1/6/2018 11:35:00 PM
The Ledger
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/6/2018 12:19:24 AM
WFTV Orlando
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/5/2018 11:02:00 PM
Rock Hill Herald
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/5/2018 11:02:00 PM
Island Packet Online
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/5/2018 11:02:00 PM
The News & Observer
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/5/2018 7:02:00 PM
The Miami Herald
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/5/2018 7:02:00 PM
The Telegraph
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/5/2018 6:02:00 PM
The Kansas City Star
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/5/2018 6:02:00 PM
The Wichita Eagle Kansas
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/5/2018 6:00:00 PM
NewsOK
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...

1/5/2018 6:34:00 AM
Idaho Statesman
"Better that little kids climb on him and take pictures with him and not mess with the real ones," said Shawn Ganim of the American Bronze Foundry in Sanford, where the lifelike alligator was created to "guard" the lighthouse on Lake Dora. Fashioned from ...





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